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Goldberg: My wife is vaccinated. I'm not. Welcome to the new world of haves and have-nots
She'll soon be able to traipse off to a restaurant or a rave or a national insurrection, while I'll still be cowering at home hiding from the virus.
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Op-Ed: Where are drilling protections for California residents?
California regulations lag behind other states that have imposed buffer zones, which protect people from oil and gas extraction near homes and schools.
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Letters to the Editor: Xavier Becerra isn't a doctor. Now the Republicans care about expertise?
Alex Azar, Trump's last secretary of Health and Human Services, was a lawyer just like Xavier Becerra, and they voted to confirm him.
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Editorial: Treating mentally ill accused felons will save money and prevent new crimes
Los Angeles County shouldn't turn up its nose at state funding that would move hundreds of mentally ill accused felons out of jail and into treatment.
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Letters to the Editor: These readers felt something would go wrong Jan. 6. Why didn't Capitol police?
Readers who say they were worried about violence in Washington before Jan. 6 wonder why Capitol police were so unprepared.
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Column: Lawrence Ferlinghetti's life contains a lesson for cancel culture
Is being fired for using offensive language anything like having books confiscated by federal agents and facing jail? Maybe not, but the "Howl" verdict applies to 2021 nonetheless.
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Letters to the Editor: The last thing Senate Democrats need is more Joe Manchins
If Democrats want to win more Senate seats, they need to pass progressive measures — and that means having fewer Democratic senators like Joe Manchin.
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Editorial: The group behind the Golden Globes needs a shakeup
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association members put on a fun show - the Golden Globes - but they have problems with their credibility as journalists. They should fix that if they want to be taken (somewhat) seriously.
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Letters to the Editor: How to prevent crashes like Tiger Woods': Drive slower
The road where Tiger Woods crashed is steep and prone to crashes. A nearby resident says the best solution is for drivers simply to slow down.
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Column: A historic bill for LGBTQ rights, but will the pendulum swing again?
In more than half the country today, a person can be kicked out of a store solely for being LGBTQ and there is no federal recourse.
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Litman: Garland's vow can eradicate Trump's corruption of the Justice Department
Merrick Garland's reassertion of norms, rather than the promulgation of legislation or regulations, is the right to way to fix Trump's catastrophic use of the Justice Department.
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Editorial: This is one time standardized tests could be good for everyone
Biden wants schools to give the annual standardized tests this year, but with no consequences. Everyone should welcome this.
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Letters to the Editor: This is what makes peace between the Israelis and Palestinians impossible
The geography of what would be the Palestinian state and the enmity between the Palestinian Authority and Hamas make peace with Israel very unlikely.
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Letters to the Editor: Why prosecutors are absolutely essential at parole hearings
George Gascón's removal of deputy DAs from parole hearings ignores the fact that no one knows the details of the crime in question better than a prosecutor.
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Editorial: Don't make it easier for police to enter your home
The Supreme Court shouldn't create a loophole in the 4th Amendment
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Letters to the Editor: A vaccine rollout for affluent white people who drive
Once again, the haves are trampling over the have-nots to gain an advantage — this time, by misusing vaccine codes meant for underserved communities.
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Editorial: We need a humane solution for migrant children arriving at the border — and we need one now
The reopening of a migrant children's detention center spotlights how much better the government must do with unaccompanied minors asking for help.
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